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16 03, 2020

100% Autumn Term 2019

Well done children on achieving 100% attendance and punctuality in the Autumn term. Having high attendance has a vast amount of benefits. 78.7% of children that have 100% attendance go on to achieve 5+ GCSEs including English and Maths. Setting good attendance patterns from an early age, from nursery through primary school helps your child [...]

6 03, 2020

World Book Day March 2020

Children at Royd have celebrated World Book Day by looking at a range of of authors, illustrators and books. Each year group selected an author and then completed an activity with their teacher. Afterwards they were taught by the other teacher in the year group and whilst focusing on the same book they completed a different activity. The children thoroughly enjoyed [...]

5 03, 2020

“The Star” March 2020

As most of you will be aware our school was nominated for the National Autistic Society's Inspirational Education Provision Award by the NHS Speech and Language Therapy Services department who were impressed by the school’s Rainbow Room which offers specialist support to children with autism. The Star were really interested in this and wanted to [...]

2 03, 2020

Well done Rainbow Room!

On Thursday 27th February Miss Jones, Mr Sly, Mrs Swales and Mrs Fieldsend attended the National Autistic Society - Autism Professionals Awards. The school were nominated by the NHS Speech and Language Therapy Services department. The awards seek to acknowledge the outstanding contributions and achievements of individuals, teams and organisations who have demonstrated excellence, dedication and commitment to [...]

7 02, 2020

Y2 Music Workshop Feb 2020

Year 2 completed a music workshop that were provided by music specialists from the Sheffield Music Hub. This workshops were focused around our current topic 'Rio da Vida'. The children had the opportunity to play percussion instruments and learn songs about Brazil and Samba. They thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity to use percussion instruments that are used [...]

5 02, 2020

Reception Animation Film Feb 2020

Please click on the title above to watch the video Royd currently has the NAACE ICT mark that celebrates good use of technology to support teaching, learning and school administration. As part of our exciting ICT curriculum the children are currently taking part in animation lessons. The children have to make a [...]

4 02, 2020

iMoves Assembly Feb 2020

As a school we really value children's mental health and wellbeing. We promote this through a vast range of ways including; being an active school, delivering PSHE and nurture principle lessons to name but a few. Today the Year 1 and Year 2 children participated in a "Mental Health and Wellbeing" assembly delivered by iMoves. [...]

31 01, 2020

Reception Safety Week Jan 2020

During safety week the children have learnt so much about keeping safe in different ways.  We have enjoyed visits from the police, ambulance and fire services - as well as learning how to cross the road safely with our lollipop lady.  We learnt lots and even got to try the uniform on too!  We know the [...]

28 01, 2020

Reception Library Visit Jan 2020

Class 1 and 2 visited the library today. The children were read a story called 'The Gruffalo' by the librarian. Afterwards the children decorated a mask linked to a character from the story. The children also had the opportunity to loan a library book with their library card. The children really enjoyed this experience. Reading is [...]

15 01, 2020

Nursery Children Balance Bike Certificates Jan 2019

The Nursery children got a certificate for practising their balance bike skills. They had a great time learning how to use the bikes. A sports coach came in to help us. She showed us how to push backwards with our feet to make the bike move forwards. We practised holding on to the handle bars, keeping our bottoms on the seat and [...]